Academic Programs Catalog

College of Social Science

Graduate Study

Environmental and Social System Modeling - Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Environmental and Social System Modeling is designed for students who desire to understand a variety of modeling techniques used to address environmental problems that span human and natural systems. The certificate program exposes students to a range of state-of-the-art techniques including agent-based modeling, systems dynamics modeling, multilevel modeling, and structural equation modeling.

Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Environmental and Social System Modeling

                 
Students must complete 9 credits from the following:  
1.   Both of the following courses (3 credits):  
    ESP 850 Introduction to Environmental and Social System Modeling 1
    ESP 890 Modeling Environmental and Social Systems 2
2.   Two of the following courses (6 credits):  
    CSUS 851 Modeling Natural Resource Systems 3
    GEO 869 Geosimulation 3
    SOC 883 Multi-Equation Quantitative Models 3